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CSS CSS Basics (2014) The Box Model The CSS Box Model

Will McCall
Will McCall
2,336 Points

Does a border take up physical space that needs to be accounted for in the 100% of the page?

Does a border take up physical space that needs to be accounted for in the 100% of the page?

1 Answer

geoffrey
geoffrey
28,736 Points

Yes by default it takes space, if you don't want that, you should use the box-sizing property with the value border box, or there is as well another property called outline. More information on this stack here.